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List of Bills

H.B. No. 5150 (COMM) LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES. 'AN ACT PROHIBITING EMPLOYERS FROM REQUIRING DISCLOSURE OF WORKERS' COMPENSATION CLAIMS FILED BY APPLICANTS FOR EMPLOYMENT OR PROSPECTIVE EMPLOYEES', to prohibit employers from asking applicants for employment or prospective employees certain questions concerning workers' compensation.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

H.B. No. 5298 (COMM) PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE SAFETY OF EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS AND PATIENTS DURING EMERGENCIES', to require the Commissioner of Public Health to adopt regulations concerning guidelines for the operation of emergency medical service systems during extreme weather conditions or a declared state of emergency.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

H.B. No. 5813 (COMM) PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. 'AN ACT STUDYING THE FIREARM TRAINING NEEDS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY SERVICES AND PUBLIC PROTECTION', to require the Departments of Administrative Services and Emergency Services and Public Protection to study the feasibility of using existing firearms training facilities to meet the firearm training needs of the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

H.B. No. 6218 (COMM) LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES. 'AN ACT REQUIRING RECIPIENTS OF UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION TO VERIFY THEY ARE SEEKING EMPLOYMENT', to reduce fraud by requiring recipients of unemployment compensation to verify that they are actively seeking employment opportunities.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

H.B. No. 6260 (COMM) PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. 'AN ACT CONCERNING TRAINING PROGRAMS FOR STATE AND LOCAL POLICE REGARDING THE ELOPEMENT OR WANDERING OF CHILDREN DIAGNOSED WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER', to require the training program for state and local police to include training for the handling of cases involving the elopement or wandering of children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

H.B. No. 6261 (COMM) PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. 'AN ACT CONCERNING LEAVE FOR STATE EMPLOYEES ASSISTING IN A CIVIL PREPAREDNESS EMERGENCY', to permit state employees who volunteer with a local organization for civil preparedness to assist in a civil preparedness emergency or local civil preparedness emergency without loss of pay, vacation time, sick leave or earned overtime accumulation.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

H.B. No. 6461 (COMM) LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES. 'AN ACT CONCERNING UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION', to update and reform unemployment compensation and ensure that the Unemployment Trust Fund remains solvent in future years.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

H.B. No. 6880 (COMM) HOUSING. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE AFFORDABLE HOUSING LAND USE APPEALS PROCEDURE', to lower the minimum number of housing unit-equivalent points needed for a moratorium, expand the unit types that count towards a moratorium and redefine median income for purposes of the incentive housing zone statutes, and to sunset such changes after five years.
REF. HOUSING

H.B. No. 7026 REP. ARESIMOWICZ, 30th DIST.; REP. RITTER, 1st DIST.; SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST.; SEN. DUFF, 25th DIST. 'AN ACT MAKING DEFICIENCY APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 2017', to implement the Governor's budget recommendations.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

H.B. No. 7027 REP. ARESIMOWICZ, 30th DIST.; REP. RITTER, 1st DIST.; SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST.; SEN. DUFF, 25th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE STATE BUDGET FOR THE BIENNIUM ENDING JUNE THIRTIETH 2019, AND MAKING APPROPRIATIONS THEREFOR', to implement the Governor's budget recommendations.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

H.B. No. 7028 (RAISED) BANKING. 'AN ACT CONCERNING RESPONSIBILITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF AN ABANDONED PROPERTY DURING A FORECLOSURE ACTION', to make a plaintiff in a foreclosure action responsible for maintenance of the property being foreclosed if such property is abandoned.
REF. BANKING

H.B. No. 7029 (RAISED) BANKING. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE PROTECTIONS OF ELDERLY PERSONS FROM ACTUAL OR SUSPECTED FINANCIAL ABUSE', to protect elderly persons from actual or suspected financial abuse.
REF. BANKING

H.B. No. 7030 REP. ARESIMOWICZ, 30th DIST.; REP. RITTER, 1st DIST.; SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST.; SEN. DUFF, 25th DIST. 'AN ACT PROTECTING THE CREDIT OF CERTAIN UTILITY CUSTOMERS', to implement the Governor's budget recommendations.
REF. BANKING

H.B. No. 7031 (RAISED) BANKING. 'AN ACT CONCERNING BANK ACCOUNT EXECUTIONS', to clarify that the wages of all employees retain their exempt status under section 52-361a of the general statutes when they are deposited into a bank account.
REF. BANKING

H.B. No. 7032 (RAISED) BANKING. 'AN ACT REGARDING THE OFFICE OF THE TREASURY'S RECOMMENDED REVISIONS TO THE ACHIEVING A BETTER LIFE EXPERIENCE PROGRAM', to implement the Office of the Treasury's recommended revisions to the Achieving a Better Life Experience program.
REF. BANKING

H.B. No. 7033 (RAISED) BANKING. 'AN ACT CONCERNING ADDITIONAL PROTECTIONS TO RETAIL BUYERS IN RETAIL INSTALLMENT CONTRACTS OR INSTALLMENT LOAN CONTRACTS', to provide additional protections to retail buyers in retail installment contracts and installment loan contracts.
REF. BANKING

H.B. No. 7034 REP. ARESIMOWICZ, 30th DIST.; REP. RITTER, 1st DIST.; SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST.; SEN. DUFF, 25th DIST. 'AN ACT TRANSFORMING THE SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION PROGRAM', to implement the Governor's budget recommendations.
REF. EDUCATION

H.B. No. 7035 REP. ARESIMOWICZ, 30th DIST.; REP. RITTER, 1st DIST.; SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST.; SEN. DUFF, 25th DIST. 'AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE GOVERNOR'S BUDGET RECOMMENDATIONS CONCERNING EDUCATION', to implement the Governor's budget recommendations.
REF. EDUCATION

H.B. No. 7036 REP. ARESIMOWICZ, 30th DIST.; REP. RITTER, 1st DIST.; SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST.; SEN. DUFF, 25th DIST. 'AN ACT PROMOTING THE USE OF FUEL CELLS FOR ELECTRIC DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM BENEFITS AND RELIABILITY', to implement the Governor's budget recommendations.
REF. ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY

H.B. No. 7037 (RAISED) HUMAN SERVICES. 'AN ACT CONCERNING IMPROVEMENTS TO INCOME WITHHOLDING FOR CHILD SUPPORT', to ensure more timely payments of child support from obligors who received workers' compensation benefits.
REF. HUMAN SERVICES

H.B. No. 7038 (RAISED) HUMAN SERVICES. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A MEDICAID STATE PLAN AMENDMENT TO COMBINE RATES FOR HOMEMAKER AND COMPANION SERVICES', to authorize the Commissioner of Social Services to pay one rate for homemaker and companion services to a provider who provides both services in a single visit to the same client of a Medicaid-funded program.
REF. HUMAN SERVICES

H.B. No. 7039 (RAISED) HUMAN SERVICES. 'AN ACT REDUCING STATE CONSERVATORSHIP EXPENSES', to secure payment for expenses related to conservatorships.
REF. HUMAN SERVICES

H.B. No. 7040 REP. ARESIMOWICZ, 30th DIST.; REP. RITTER, 1st DIST.; SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST.; SEN. DUFF, 25th DIST. 'AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE GOVERNOR'S BUDGET RECOMMENDATIONS FOR HUMAN SERVICES PROGRAMS', to implement the Governor's budget recommendations.
REF. HUMAN SERVICES

H.B. No. 7041 (RAISED) HUMAN SERVICES. 'AN ACT INCREASING THE RATE OF REIMBURSEMENT FOR MEALS ON WHEELS', to increase by ten per cent the rate of state reimbursement to providers of meals on wheels in the Connecticut home-care program for the elderly.
REF. HUMAN SERVICES

H.B. No. 7042 REP. ARESIMOWICZ, 30th DIST.; REP. RITTER, 1st DIST.; SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST.; REP. DUFF, 2nd DIST. 'AN ACT CONTROLLING CONSUMER HEALTH CARE COSTS', to implement the Governor's budget recommendations.
REF. INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE

Proposed H.B. No. 7043 REP. CUMMINGS, 74th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO EXAMINE THE FILING OF FRIVOLOUS LAWSUITS BY PERSONS WHO ARE INCARCERATED', to establish a task force that shall examine the increased filing of frivolous lawsuits by persons who are incarcerated.
REF. JUDICIARY

H.B. No. 7044 REP. ARESIMOWICZ, 30th DIST.; REP. RITTER, 1st DIST.; SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST.; SEN. DUFF, 25th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING PRETRIAL JUSTICE REFORM', to implement the Governor's budget recommendations.
REF. JUDICIARY

H.B. No. 7045 REP. ARESIMOWICZ, 30th DIST.; REP. RITTER, 1st DIST.; SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST.; SEN. DUFF, 25th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING JUVENILE AND YOUNG ADULT JUSTICE', to implement the Governor's budget recommendations.
REF. JUDICIARY

H.B. No. 7046 (RAISED) PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE CLOSURE OF CERTAIN BUILDING PERMITS', to eliminate the need for a "six-year letter" stating that a building permit is more than six years old if the building permit has been open for nine years.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

H.B. No. 7047 (RAISED) PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT. 'AN ACT CONCERNING MUNICIPAL FIRE APPARATUS SAFETY AND TESTING', to require municipal and volunteer fire departments to maintain their pump and aerial fire apparatus components in compliance with national standards.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

H.B. No. 7048 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH. 'AN ACT PROTECTING YOUTH AND STUDENT ATHLETES FROM CONCUSSIONS', to protect youth and student athletes from concussions.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

H.B. No. 7049 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE LEGISLATIVE COMMISSIONERS' RECOMMENDATIONS FOR TECHNICAL CHANGES TO THE PUBLIC HEALTH STATUTES', to make technical corrections to certain public health statutes.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

H.B. No. 7050 REP. ARESIMOWICZ, 30th DIST.; REP. RITTER, 1st DIST.; SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST.; SEN. DUFF, 25th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING ENHANCEMENTS TO MUNICIPAL FINANCE AND ACCOUNTABILITY', to implement the Governor's budget recommendations.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

H.B. No. 7051 REP. ARESIMOWICZ, 30th DIST.; REP. RITTER, 1st DIST.; SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST.; SEN. DUFF, 25th DIST. 'AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE GOVERNOR'S BUDGET RECOMMENDATIONS FOR GENERAL GOVERNMENT', to implement the Governor's budget recommendations.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

H.B. No. 7052 REP. ARESIMOWICZ, 30th DIST.; REP. RITTER, 1st DIST.; SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST.; SEN. DUFF, 25th DIST. 'AN ACT PREVENTING PRESCRIPTION OPIOID DIVERSION AND ABUSE', to implement the Governor's budget recommendations.
REF. GENERAL LAW

H.B. No. 7053 REP. ARESIMOWICZ, 30th DIST.; REP. RITTER, 1st DIST.; SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST.; SEN. DUFF, 25th DIST. 'AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE GOVERNOR'S BUDGET RECOMMENDATIONS CONCERNING HIGHER EDUCATION', to implement the Governor's budget recommendations.
REF. HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT

H.B. No. 7054 (RAISED) TRANSPORTATION. 'AN ACT CONCERNING ROADWAYS', to require the Department of Transportation to study issues relating to roadways in the state.
REF. TRANSPORTATION

H.B. No. 7055 (RAISED) TRANSPORTATION. 'AN ACT CONCERNING RECOMMENDATIONS BY THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION REGARDING THE NOTIFICATION OF STATE CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT OPPORTUNITIES, PARKING SPACES, SEAT BELTS, MOTORCYCLE OPERATORS, WAYSIDE HORNS, THE DISPOSITION OF EXCESS STATE PROPERTY, HEAVY DUTY TRAILERS AND FLASHING LIGHTS ON MOTOR VEHICLES', to amend statutes as recommended by the Department of Transportation regarding the regarding the notification of state construction contract opportunities, parking spaces, seat belts, motorcycle operators, wayside horns, the disposition of excess state property, heavy duty trailers and flashing lights on motor vehicles.
REF. TRANSPORTATION

H.B. No. 7056 (RAISED) TRANSPORTATION. 'AN ACT NAMING ROADS AND BRIDGES IN MEMORY OR IN HONOR OF PERSONS AND ORGANIZATIONS', to name a bridge in Cheshire in memory of State Police Officer G. Karume Schweitzer and name a portion of Route 120 in Southington "The Southington Fallen Firefighters Memorial Highway".
REF. TRANSPORTATION

H.B. No. 7057 (RAISED) HOUSING. 'AN ACT CONCERNING AFFORDABLE HOUSING', to amend the affordable housing appeals procedure under section 8-30g of the general statutes.
REF. HOUSING